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Format PNY USB Flash Drive on Mac and Prevent Data Recovery

by Shirly Chen, 2018-05-02

“Hi, I have an old 64GB PNY USB flash drive..and I don’t need it anymore. I will give this PNY USB flash drive to my friend. Before I donate it, I want to format it on my Mac and permanently erase all my data on it. Could you tell me how to format the PNY USB flash drive on Mac and permanently erase all data information from the PNY USB flash drive?” – Daphie

how to format PNY USB flash drive on Mac

It is necessary to format the PNY USB flash drive and permanently wipe all data before you sell, donate, giveaway, lend or dispose it. For Mac users, it can be very quick to format PNY USB flash drive on Mac with Disk Utility, but any Mac data recovery software can easily recover lost data from PNY USB flash drive under Mac OS or Windows OS. So, it is not safe if you have ever stored sensitive data information on your PNY USB flash drive. So, we should find a more secure solution to format the PNY USB flash drive on Mac – make the data information be lost forever after format.

Easy Solution to Format PNY USB Drive and Permanently Erase Data under Mac OS

With powerful data erasure tool – DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac, you can easily and securely format PNY USB flash drive under Mac OS. Once the PNY USB flash drive is formatted by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac, all the data information on the PNY USB flash drive will be permanently erased, can’t be recovered by data recovery software. During the process of formatting PNY USB flash drive on Mac, DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac will delete all data information and overwrite the USB flash drive space with zero data. So, all the data on the PNY USB flash drive will be permanently erased.

So, how to use DoYourData Super Eraser to format PNY USB flash drive on Mac? Don’t worry, the steps are pretty simple.

Step 1: Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac.

First, click on the following download button to download DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac. Quickly install it on your Mac. Then run it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Connect the PNY USB flash drive with your Mac.

Now, connect the PNY USB flash drive with your Mac. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac will automatically recognize and list the PNY USB flash drive.

Step 3: Choose data erasure mode – “Wipe hard drive”.

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac offers three data erasure modes: erase files/folders, wipe hard drive, wipe free space. The second mode “Wipe Hard Drive” can help you format the PNY USB flash drive on Mac and permanently erase all data on the PNY USB flash drive.

how to format PNY USB flash drive on Mac

Step 4: Format the PNY USB flash drive on Mac and permanently erase all data.

Select the PNY USB flash drive and click on “Wipe Now” button. Then this software will help you securely format the PNY USB flash drive and permanently erase all data information on the PNY USB flash drive.

Once the erasure process gets finished, you will get a brand new PNY USB flash drive – the PNY USB flash drive is formatted and all data information has been permanently erased. Now, you can feel free to give your PNY USB flash drive to other person or sell it.